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Women’s football deserves more, says Akide-Udoh

Nigeria legend Mercy Akide-Udoh says women’s football worldwide, and especially on the African continent deserves greater attention and investment. Akide-Udoh was one of the legends of the game, and the only former African woman player, invited by FIFA to attend the General Assembly in Mexico in order to help chart a new course for football,…

Ighalo wants to remain at Watford next season

Striker Odion Ighalo says he want to remain with Watford next season despite offers from top clubs in and out of England. After revealing he turned down offers from English clubs and rejected lucrative offer from China in January, Ighalo says his agent will talk to Watford owner Gino Pozzo in the summer and he…

Oshoala wins FA Cup with Arsenal

Striker Asisat Oshoala was handful to help Arsenal Ladies win the Women’s FA Cup with a 1-0 win over Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Danielle Carter’s first-half curler was all that Arsenal needed to claim a record 14th FA Cup title in a game watched by 32 000 cheering fans at Wembley. Arsenal…

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid’s late-season surge. Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s double, but finished…

Iwobi: I Have Arsenal Blood In My Veins

Alex Iwobi says he has Arsenal blood in his veins after growing up at the club. The Nigeria international joined Arsenal as a schoolboy, before rising through the ranks of the academy and making his first-team debut against Sheffield Wednesday in October. Iwobi has since made 20 appearances this season and scored twice, and is…

Agu, Lawal Pay Tribute To Late Yekini Four Years On

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Alloy Agu has described the late Rashidi Yekini as a very lively person when he was alive. Speaking on the fourth anniversary since the passing of Yekini, following his death on May 4, 2012, Agu told Completesportsnigeria.com that it was a great loss to Nigeria as a country. “He was a lively…

Man City Legend Wants Guardiola To Play Iheanacho

Ex-Manchester City striker Shaun Goater has urged incoming manager Pep Guardiola to save the club millions of pounds by relying on Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho for next season and not bringing in a new striker. Iheanacho has netted 13 goals and made five assists in 32 appearances in all competitions for the Citizens in his debut…

Oduamadi Scores First HJK Helsinki Goal, Salami Fires Blanks

Super Eagles winger Nnamdi Oduamadi opened his goals account for HJK Helsinki in the 5-1 demolition of Ilves in Wednesday’s Veikkausliiga clash at the Sonera Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.   The 25-year-old scored his side’s third goal in the 63rd minute after a brace from former Chelsea and Birmingham striker Mikael Forssell had given the hosts a 2-1 lead…

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